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Origen of Alexandria, also known as Origen Adamantius, was an early Christian scholar, ascetic, and theologian who was born and spent the first half of his career in Alexandria. He was a prolific writer who wrote roughly 2,000 treatises in multiple branches of theology, including textual criticism, biblical exegesis and hermeneutics, homiletics, and spirituality. He was one of the most influential figures in early Christian theology, apologetics, and asceticism. He... Read More

Bornc. 184 AD
Probably Alexandria, Egypt
Diedc. 253 AD
Probably Tyre, Phoenice (present-day Lebanon)
EraAncient philosophy
Hellenistic philosophy
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